|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Monday, 22 June 2009 10:44|
Golf betting for the weekend of June 25-28 will focus on the Travelers Championship from TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Golf betting fans will handicap the Travelers Championship that is worth $1,080,000 for the winner out of a $6,000,000 purse with 500 FedExCup points on the line.
Stewart Cink is the defending champion of this golf betting event as he edged out Hunter Mahan and Tommy Armour III for the Travelers Championship by one stroke in 2008.
The golf betting field for this event will include 10 players who are Major Champions, 35 PGA Tour winners of the past 2 years, 12 members of the PGA Tour golf betting Top 30 in money winnings this year, and 14 out of the top 50 in the Official World Golf Rankings.
2008 Ryder Cup captain and two time past champion Paul Azinger will be in the golf betting field for this event. Tim Herron, who won the 2003 British Open and is a 4 time golf betting winner on the PGA Tour, is also in the field. Dustin Johnson, who is in the top 50 of the golf betting rankings has also committed to the event. Aaron Baddeley, who has 2 PGA Tour wins will also be on hand.
Also listed on the commit list for this golf betting event are such big names as Sergio Garcia, Vijay Singh, and Anthony Kim. The total player field for this event is 156.
With this type of field the handicapping challenge is great but so are the potential rewards as the field as countless potential winners and the likelihood of very close and exciting matchups. Board value can be found more easily in a field that is this wide open as its anyone’s tournament to win.